Employment And Income Assistance ( Eia ) Essay

1922 Words Nov 9th, 2016 8 Pages
Employment and Income Assistance (EIA)
Ethical Dilemma 1: Social workers need to be aware of their own reaction to information that the clients share. The social worker is there to listen and provide an environment where the client is able to freely share their experiences. A reaction would reverse attention from the client to the social worker. It is challenging for the client to share as it is; therefore, the social workers need to be aware of their personal reactions. After listening to the client, support should be offered before offering advice. A social worker should re-assure the client that the Landlord’s reaction was not her fault. By no means did the landlord have a right to ask her for such exchanges. The worker could empathize with her client about the stress that this situation would add to her client’s life, both emotionally and financially. The worker would begin by identifying the client’s needs. The first priority should be to address and ensure the safety of the client. The worker and the client together would establish if she has safe shelter to return to. The worker would identify the client’s needs and therefore provide options and resources that are available. If the client feels unsafe to return to her residence, the social worker needs to assist her in finding other options. Some other options for safe shelters could include emergency shelters, family, friends, and safe houses. In Manitoba, Employment and Income…

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